Rag Radio 2011-07-08 / Journalism Professor, Author, and Radical Activist Robert Jensen
Robert Jensen is a University of Texas journalism professor, widely-published author, Austin-based political activist, and leading radical thinker. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a professional journalist for a decade. At UT, Jensen teaches courses in media law, ethics, and politics. He is also a board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center. His most recent book is All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice. We discuss his recent essay, “The Anguish in the American Dream,” posted on The Rag Blog, as well as the current ecological crisis and the key role he believes it must play in our political thinking.
Host and Producer: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and Co-producer Tracey Schulz. Produced at the studios of KOOP 91.7-FM in Austin in association with The Rag Blog and the New Journalism Project.